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Review: could Niacin cause Thin blood (Thrombocytopenia )?





Summary: Thin blood is found among people who take Niacin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, also take medication Simvastatin, and have High density lipoprotein decreased.

We study 5,766 people who have side effects while taking Niacin from FDA and social media. Among them, 54 have Thin blood. Find out below who they are, when they have Thin blood and more.

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Niacin

Niacin has active ingredients of niacin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Niacin 6,312 users)

Thin blood

Thin blood has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, high blood pressure, preventive health care, idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, schizophrenia.(latest reports from Thin blood 40,979 patients)

On Nov, 26, 2014: 5,766 people reported to have side effects when taking Niacin. Among them, 54 people (0.94%) have Thin Blood.

Trend of Thin blood in Niacin reports

Time on Niacin when people have Thin blood * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Thin blood0.00%0.00%33.33%0.00%0.00%0.00%66.67%

Gender of people who have Thin blood when taking Niacin * :

FemaleMale
Thin blood13.21%86.79%

Age of people who have Thin blood when taking Niacin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Thin blood0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%4.44%0.00%13.33%82.22%

Severity of Thin blood when taking Niacin ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Thin blood ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. High density lipoprotein decreased (5 people, 9.26%)
  2. Cellulitis (4 people, 7.41%)
  3. Traumatic haemorrhage (4 people, 7.41%)
  4. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (3 people, 5.56%)
  5. Hypercholesterolaemia (2 people, 3.70%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Simvastatin (15 people, 27.78%)
  2. Aspirin (11 people, 20.37%)
  3. Potassium chloride (11 people, 20.37%)
  4. Folic acid (9 people, 16.67%)
  5. Zoloft (8 people, 14.81%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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